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After the Australian election

By Tom Nuttall  

Two more web exclusives for you today, in the aftermath of the Australian Labour party’s landslide victory on Saturday. Tim Soutphommasane, who worked on prime minister-elect Kevin Rudd’s campaign, attempts to give us some idea of what Rudd’s premiership might mean for Australia. And David Ritter explains how Labour was able to exploit popular discontent with the Howard government’s industrial relations laws to reunite its old electoral coalition of traditional labour and progressive, identity-based groups.

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